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Sahib ShihabSeeds ... CD
Vogue/Rearward (Italy), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99
A legendary album from saxophonist Sahib Shihab – a record that's gone onto become the birth of all things modal and club jazz in the current scene! Shihab always sounded great, no matter what the setting, but there was definitely something magical going on with this session – a one-of- ... read more CD
Also available Seeds ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Matthew ShippTo Duke ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2015. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Some of the most beautiful music we've heard in years from pianist Matthew Shipp – a set of tracks dedicated to Duke Ellington, and played in a very creative style! The tracks are mostly by Duke (there's a few Shipp originals in the mix too), but the performance is Matthew at his best – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Matthew Shipp Quartet Declared EnemyOur Lady Of The Flowers ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2015. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Reedman Sabir Mateen makes some wonderful contributions here – blowing tenor and clarinet with the sort of soulful, searching tone we love on his work for the Eremite label – which makes for a great contribution to the music of Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass, and Gerald ... read more CD

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Wayne ShorterIntroducing Wayne Shorter ... CD
Vee Jay/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $9.99
The birth of a genius! From the vantage point of the 21st century,Wayne Shorter hardly needs any introduction – but when he recorded this debut album in the late 50s, Shorter was just the new kid on the block – making a few important waves as the tenor star in Art Blakey's Jazz ... read more CD

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Wayne ShorterJu Ju (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. New Copy ... $5.99 9.98
Genius, pure genius! Like all of Wayne Shorter's Blue Note sessions from the mid 60s, this album's a beautiful blend of hard bop ideas with a modern spiritual soulful consciousness – as important in its own way as Coltrane's work of the time – an incredible precursor for sounds from ... read more CD
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Ju Ju (non-RVG edition) ... CD 2.99
Ju Ju (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 16.99

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Wayne ShorterNight Dreamer (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
Beautiful – simply beautiful – one of the greatest Wayne Shorter albums for Blue Note, and one of our favorite jazz albums ever! The record is a masterpiece of lyrical delight – soul jazz mixed with slight touches of experimentalism – but still warm, swinging, and personal ... read more CD

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Horace SilverJune 1977 – Livelove Series Vol 2 ... CD
Promising (Germany), 1977. New Copy ... $19.99 22.99
A rare 70s performance from Horace Silver – done during the stretch of his concept albums for Blue Note – but with a style that's much more open and free than any of those great records! The vibe here is a bit like Silver at the start of the 70s – great ideas in the songs, and an ... read more CD

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Horace Silver with Woody ShawLive At The Half Note ... CD
Hi Hat, Mid 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $22.99
The cover's got a photo of Horace Silver in the 50s – but the music here is clearly from sometime in the 60s, and features the legendary pianist really stretching out in live performance at the Half Note! The package features two different concerts recorded for radio at the legendary venue ... read more CD

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Sonny SimmonsMixolydis ... CD
Marge (France), 2001. New Copy ... $9.99 16.98
A very strong recent album from 60s avant legend Sonny Simmons – recorded in Paris with Sonny on alto sax – in a quintet that also includes Eddie Henderson on trumpet, John Hicks on piano, Curtis Lundy on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums! The Lundy/Lewis team is always a treat, and this ... read more CD

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Sonny SimmonsReincarnation ... CD
Arhoolie, 1991. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An incredible performance from the legendary reedman Sonny Simmons – one that we'd rank right up there with his classics for ESP Records, and his other work on Arhoolie! Like those sets, this one is done in close company with Barbara Donald on trumpet – a very like-minded player who ... read more CD

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Zoot SimsZoot Sims In Paris ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $9.99
A rare gem from Zoot Sims – a slightly obscure session issued in the early 60s by United Artists! Producer Alan Douglas put together the record – and as with most of the Douglas-produced albums of the period, the set's got that little "something extra" that makes it stand ... read more CD
Also available Zoot Sims In Paris (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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Zoot SimsZoot Sims Recorded Live At EJ's ... CD
Storyville/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
Zoot Sims is one of those players who always seems to open up more in a live date than a studio session – and this great little album is key testament to that fact! The set was recorded live at EJ's in Atlanta in the early 80s, but it's got a sense of imagination and fire that are totally ... read more CD

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Alex SipiaginBalance 38 – 58 ... CD
Criss Cross (Denmark), 2015. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Trumpeter Alex Sipiagin just keeps on getting better and better with each new recording – finding a way to strengthen his phrasing at the core, while reaching out to new modes of expression – almost always with a classic vibe that takes us back to the strengths of Freddie Hubbard or Art ... read more CD

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Cees SlingerLive At The North Sea Jazz Festival ... CD
Limetree/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
A mighty nice set from pianist Cees Slinger – a live performance from a very hip octet – a group who can come on with ensemble fury one minute, then play like a small combo the next! Slinger's choice of musicians is wonderful – and includes Dusko Goykovich on trumpet, Fredinand ... read more CD

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Jimmy SmithBashin – The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith/Hobo Flats ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1962/1963. New Copy ... $8.99
A Hammond organ double-header – two Verve classics from Jimmy Smith, back to back on a single CD! First up is Bashin – one of Jimmy Smith's biggest albums of the 60s – and a classic Verve pairing of his lean Hammond organ solos with the fuller, hard-swinging arrangements of ... read more CD
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Bashin – The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith ... CD 4.99
Bashin – The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith (Jazz Heritage pressing) ... CD 5.99

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Johnny Hammond SmithBlack Coffee/Mr Wonderful ... CD
Riverside/Universal (Germany), 1962/1963. New Copy ... $8.99
Sublime Hammond from Johnny Smith – a pair of early albums for Riverside, back to back on a single CD! Black Coffee is one of Johnny Hammond's first albums – and a cooking little live set that really has the organist working with some early raw power! The group's a trio, but they seem ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lonnie Liston SmithAstral Traveling (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
One of Lonnie Liston Smith's most spiritual sessions, and the record that most clearly shows his roots with Pharoah Sanders! The vibe here is much more jazz-based than on some of Lonnie's other records for Flying Dutchman – with Smith playing as much acoustic piano as he does electric, using ... read more CD

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Lonnie Liston SmithReflections Of A Golden Dream ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $11.99
Lonnie Liston Smith grooves it hard here with his Cosmic Echoes group – mixing in a stronger dose of soul than ever before, yet still giving tracks a righteous feel overall! The approach here is a bit like that of Roy Ayers work from the 70s – still jazzy at its core and conception, ... read more CD
Also available Reflections Of A Golden Dream ... LP 9.99

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Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic EchoesCosmic Funk ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99
A real gem from Lonnie Liston Smith's early years in the studio – and a record that's perhaps a bit more "cosmic" than it is "funk" – but that's why we like it so much! The session has Lonnie stretching out a bit more than usual – borrowing some of the ... read more CD

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Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic EchoesExpansions (UK pressing) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $11.99
Quite possibly the most celebrated album ever from keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith – a groove-heavy classic that's burned up many a dancefloor in its day, yet also a record that features some great mellow moments as well! The title track "Expansions" is virtually a blueprint for ... read more CD
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